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Item 4 beginning ideas

After visiting the exhibition at Gallery x in Bratislava I became fascinated with the possibilities of polyester manipulation as well as it’s potential to create vessels. 245 more words

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Assignment 1 Feedback

Sarah, this is a really interesting take on the first assignment that actually works very well. I do think surrealism still has lots to offer as an area of expression and we only have to take a look at world events and the juxtaposition of the hundreds of images we see on a daily basis to get some sense of our contemporary times. 1,129 more words

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Assignment 1 A Portrait

For the majority of this assignment I drew inspiration from “Dali’s Mustache” a book by the renown photographer Phillipe Halsman and famous artist Salvador Dali.  Halsman was an extremely well known portrait photographer with 101 ‘Life’ magazine cover’s to his credit. 623 more words

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Silk paper bowl

After creating silk paper, I decided to see if I could use the technique to create a more 3 dimensional structure.

I pasted the fibres over the outside of a smooth metal bowl. 169 more words

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Paper yarn bowl

I padded the inside of the crochet bowl to form a sphere and again used cotton pulp paper clay to cover the lower half of this sphere. 68 more words

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Further experiments with crocheted bowl

Encouraged by some of my impression experiments with paper clay, I decided to highlight the indents were the string had been with gold leaf. This accentuated the marks and also makes them more precious. 130 more words

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Experiments and prototype

I decided to try and made a prototype funnel using some of the ideas I have been experimenting with…
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